IndieCommerce

07 May

ICYMI: April Education Roundup

Take a look at some of the education sessions ABA hosted during the month of April.

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27 Apr
E-Commerce Update

E-Commerce Update: IBD Sales Spike

IBD 2021 had the highest e-commerce conversion rate (the percentage of online shoppers that complete a transaction) we’ve seen in April 2021.

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23 Apr
E-commerce News

E-commerce Update: Sales Stabilize

Despite the slight drop in the e-commerce conversion rate last week, the 8.74 percent increase in the number of online shoppers resulted in a 4.13 percent increase in online sales over the past 7 days

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14 Apr

IndieLite Stores: Sign Up for Webinar on Switching Credit Card Processors

The April 21 webinar will cover the tasks needed to switch and the order in which steps should be completed, as well as detailed information about the different pieces of credit card processing on IndieLite sites.

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14 Apr
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E-commerce Update: Comparing 2021 Weekly Sales and Traffic Online to 2019

The e-commerce conversion rate over the past week is 182.63 percent higher than the same week in 2019.

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14 Apr
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IndieCommerce & IndieLite Customer Survey: Most Online Customers Are Looking for Specific Books

The results to one question seem to support the idea that most customers (79.29 percent) know what they are going to buy when shopping online.

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14 Apr

IndieCommunication: More New Features

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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07 Apr
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E-commerce Update: Sales Dip Over Easter

While normal consumer behavior for the holiday, the sales decline may have been more pronounced due to good weather and more social activity as COVID vaccines become more accessible.

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24 Mar

IndieCommunication: Future Plans for IndieCommerce & IndieLite

ABA’s four-phase plan is a multi-faceted approach to making the platform as robust as possible.

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10 Mar
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E-commerce Update: Sales Remain Steady

Following a big news day regarding Dr. Seuss, IndieCommerce sales have remained steady. 

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09 Mar
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IndieCommunication: Try Out the New “Ask a Bookseller” Feature

Here’s the latest news for booksellers using ABA’s IndieCommerce and IndieLite e-commerce platforms.

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09 Mar
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Last Call to Register for IndieLite Seminar

The IndieCommerce seminar at the 2021 IndieCommerce Institute is now full, but there are spots available in the IndieLite seminar, taking place on March 18.

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03 Mar
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E-commerce Update: A Rush for Dr. Seuss Titles

Tuesday’s spike in the conversion rate typifies how quickly a news event (like Dr. Seuss titles being pulled from distribution by their publisher) can cause sudden and unexpected online traffic and sales.

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01 Mar
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IndieCommerce Institute Registration Closes March 10

The IndieCommerce seminar is now full, but there are spots available in the IndieLite seminar.

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24 Feb
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E-commerce Update: Conversion Rate Increases

Although more bookstores are open to walk-in traffic, the increase in online sales may be due to winter weather forcing people to stay indoors and online across the U.S. 

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